11/17/20 Insurance Library's Annual Members Meeting
Members learned about what The Insurance Library has done over the course of the past year and what we hope to do in the future. For more information, please reach out!
9/17/20 Virtual Trivia Event
Participants joined us for a fun networking event where teams tested their knowledge of insurance and other topics to compete for the title of The Insurance Library Trivia Champion! Congratulations to 1st place winners: Erin Ayers of Advisen and Abigail Krueger of Licata RIsk Advisors!
6/16/20 Virtual Lunch and Learn with Corvus
Phil Edmundson, founder and CEO of Corvus, talked about how his firm leverages IoT sensor data, AI, and advanced risk modeling for cargo and cyber policies. The discussion turned to traditional insurance models and using technology as a tool to refine the industry.
4/22/20 Virtual Brown Bag Lunch with HazardHub
This was our first virtual lunch and learn! Bob Frady, Co-founder of HazardHub a risk databases that translates geospatial digital data into easy to understand assessments. Bob demonstrated how the program worked and attendees were able to ask questions about detailed reports.
1/15/20 Mid-Winter Movie Night Bridge of Spies
There’s nothing like a cold war movie in the middle of winter! As a welcome, we provided freshly popped popcorn made with Paul’s special recipe. Many of the attendees had never seen the movie and were enthralled.
10/22/19 1752 Club Mixer
The Library was pleased to join with the New England 1752 Club to co-host a mixer. The event included a tour of The Library and a discussion on innovation and insurance led by Paul Tetrault. For some it was the first time they saw Sanborn maps. It was a nice pairing of tradition and change.
8/7/19 Brown Bag Lunch with Clearsurance
Michael Crowe, Co-founder and CEO of Clearsurance, was joined by customer success manager Lauren Emmons to give a presentation on their independent source for consumers to rate insurance experiences.
6/20/19 Summer Movie Series — Double Indemnity
We kicked off our first summer movie series with a classic insurance movie. Many of the attendees had not seen Double Indemnity before and it definitely lived up to the hype. After the movie there was a lively discussion, E.W. Hobbs donated the popcorn!
10/29/20 Virtual Book Launch & Learn with Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson has taken on the insurance issue of the times in Why Insurance Doesn’t Cover the COVID-19 Pandemic. In this Virtual Book Launch, Bill was joined by other experts to discuss the current caselaw and evolving issues related to the pandemic.
5/6/20 Virtual Lunch and Learn with Tarmika
Rhagav Tanna CEO of Tarmika joined us for a discussion of how their platform helps agents increase efficiency when quoting small business. Rhagav’s background includes working for a family agency and attendees were able to discuss the future of agency use of InsurTech.
3/4/20 Brown Bag Lunch with RiskGenius
RiskGenius CEO, Chris Cheatham, discussed harnessing the power of AI to understand coverage terms across a body of policy documents, easily identifying gaps and creating consistency. Attendees were interested in learning more about how the program works and how it could help them better do their jobs.
12/4/19 Holiday Open House
This year’s holiday open house was well attended. We were pleased so many friends could come to The Library. The party was livened up by a make your own champagne cocktail bar and guests left with a holiday ornament featuring The Library’s seal.
10/11/19 Insurance Professional of the Year Award Ceremony
We were pleased to Honor Nancy Z. Bender of Bender Hatch Insurance at this year’s ceremony. There was a change in venue this year to InterContinental Boston which brought extra conviviality to the proceedings.
7/20/19 Summer Movie Series — The Rainmaker
The second movie in our summer movie series was The Rainmaker. Attendees commented on how strange it was to see so many big name stars when they were so young. The night ended with a discussion.
5/1/19 Books & Breakfast Open House
When RIMS hosted their annual meeting in Boston, The Library invited attendees to enjoy Kanes donuts and take tours of our location highlighting our unique resources. We loved visiting with guests from all over the world. Licata Risk Advisors Sponsored.
10/15/20 Insurance 101 for Innovators Virtual Book Launch
Author and insurance innovation thought leader, Rob Galbraith, interviewed our own Paul Tetrault about his new book which provides an introduction to the insurance ecosystem!
7/23/20 Virtual Book Launch & Learn with Bryan Falchuk
The Library teamed up with Bryan Falchuk, author, speaker and life coach as he discussed his new book: The Future of Insurance From Disruption to Evolution. Attendees learned more about insurers that successfully embraced change.
4/23/20 Virtual Movie — The Incredibles
Because National Library Week coincided with April vacation, we decided to host a movie night for children! Due to stay at home orders, we had to make it virtual. We used Netflix Party and a specific twitter tag to connect with people while watching the movie.
2/25/20 Brown Bag Lunch with Ask Kodiak
We were pleased to welcome Michael Albert and Allan Egbert, Jr., co-founders of Ask Kodiak, as well as CRO, Lou Geremia. They discussed their commercial search engine for carrier appetite. As founders of InsurTech Boston, they also provided attendees with insight into the world of InsurTechs.
11/12/19 Brown Bag Lunch with Surround Insurance
Kate Terry, COO, and Jay Grayson, CEO of Surround, modern insurance for urban professionals presented on their customized Insurance designed for freelancers, renters and the sharing economy.
8/20/19 Summer Movie Series — To Catch a Thief
The final movie in our summer movie series was well attended –w e even had people passing by come in and stay for the show. It’s unclear if the drop ins were due to the delicious E. W. Hobbs popcorn, or the allure of Carey Grant, Grace Kelly and Alfred Hitchcock.
7/9/19 Ice Cream Social
To celebrate a record Annual Fund and as a thank you to all of our supporters, The Insurance Library hosted an ice cream social with a sundae bar supplied by Lizzy’s Homemade Ice Cream. Bender Hatch Insurance generously sponsored this event.
3/25/19 The End Of Insurance Book Launch
Attendees learned more about how InsurTech and other factors are changing the insurance industry with a discussion led by Nick Lamparelli and Rob Galbraith. After, Rob autographed books while networking continued. HazardHub sponsored.